Lawyers for alleged deserter Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl are pursuing uncensored copies of emails they believe show the Trump administration’s attempt to appear impartial by backing off disparaging comments made on the campaign trail.
There are 113 heavily redacted emails at stake – unmistakably between government prosecutors and the White House, according to defense lawyers. The emails were turned over to the defense in a federal Freedom of Information Act request after the military judge denied a defense motion to dismiss the case based on Trump’s campaign-trail criticism.
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